Editors’ Notes Revisiting one of rock’s most celebrated albums is daunting. But when Van Morrison played his 1968 classic Astral Weeks in its entirety for its 40th anniversary, he proved both the album’s enduring worth and his continuing vitality as a performer. Van composed the song cycle’s magical mix of folk, rock, jazz, and blues with a young man’s sense of wonder. But here he shows the gravitas of an artist in full maturity, commanding the music’s freewheeling flow with even greater authority and showing just as much vocal agility as ever.

SONG
Astral Weeks / I Believe I've Transcended (Live)
1
9:54
 
Beside You (Live)
2
5:59
 
Slim Slow Slider / I Start Breaking Down (Live)
3
7:44
 
Sweet Thing (Live)
4
5:38
 
The Way Young Lovers Do (Live)
5
3:18
 
Cyprus Avenue / You Came Walking Down (Live)
6
5:59
 
Ballerina / Move On Up (Live)
7
9:45
 
Madame George (Live)
8
8:43
 
Listen to the Lion / The Lion Speaks (Live)
9
7:44
 
Common One (Live)
10
6:40
 

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